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So... that's it. I've officially finished my TEFL internship at Dao Ming. 1.5 weeks of goodbyes and games with 450 students and several teachers. I still don't think it's hit me properly although I did tear up in a couple of lessons. This has probably been one of the best times of my life and I've had so much fun, the school has been great and it really feels like they care about what we do rather than having us just as a 'look we have a ...
... no AC. For me, it was the demands of Mastery Learning with a heavy curriculum and the constant extras added on. I grew very fond of my class, though, and they made everything worthwhile :)
There seemed to be something going on most evenings the last couple of weeks but happily, we didn’t have to attend them all – high school science fair, prom, graduation, middle & high school night, school concert ...
... skyping in the coffee shop.
On Sunday I headed to South China Mall with Nikki, Josephine, Maja and Cecilie - this mall is in Dongguan and it is the biggest in the world. Fairly well-known because supposedly they had built the mall and then, due to bad location among other things, it remained empty and deserted. No shops, no people. This kind of thing is common here - they have empty buildings everywhere, and apparently whole 'ghost towns' too. Everywhere you ...
... probably didn’t hurt that it was a rainy day.) The Parent Support Group is very active and involved in the planning and set-up and it’s mandatory that all teachers are in attendance. Tim and I had a busy day but it was certainly worth the effort.
We’re starting to wind down a bit. I invited all my parents in for a class celebration on Wednesday because one of my boys was leaving early to go back to the ...
... my equilibrium. Next Saturday is the Spring Fair and I’m on the organizing committee. The principal and I convinced the parent group that we should be donating the profits to a charity so the proceeds will go to the Nepal Earthquake Relief. We just finished our last set of parent teacher interviews yesterday AND we’ve written our last student narratives – comments about each child in all subjects – Alleluia!!! Now ...